Judge Upholds Restraining Order Against Alum Rock Union School Board Trustee Khanh Tran

An Alum Rock school trustee’s comments about kicking ass and lining folks up in front of a firing squad got him banned from the dais.

Alum Rock School Board President Dismisses Pleas to Censure Unruly Colleague

Board president Esau Herrera expressed no interest in censuring a fellow trustee, Khanh Tran, for verbally threatening the superintendent.

Alum Rock Trustee Hit With Restraining Order for Verbally Attacking Superintendent

ARUSD Superintendent Hilaria Bauer filed a stay-away order against a trustee who threatened violence against her at an Aug. 9 meeting.

Drag Queen Glams Up Story Time at San Jose Library, But Not Without Some Controversy

More than 400 attendees—about half of them children—showed up for the inaugural drag queen story time at the MLK Library last weekend.

Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury: Alum Rock School District’s Board Majority Should Resign

Yet another report came out that puts the troubled Alum Rock Union Elementary School District in a bad light.

Alum Rock Schools Chief Spared the Axe; Trustees Partially Cut Ties With Shady Contractor

Reform advocates in Alum Rock Union Elementary School District celebrated some major victories Tuesday.

South Bay Lawmakers Request State Audit of Embattled Alum Rock Union School District

State lawmakers are pushing for an audit to investigate claims of fraud and self-dealing at the embattled Alum Rock Union School District.

Did Alum Rock Board President Esau Herrera Play Hooky to Attend a Luis Miguel Concert?

Alum Rock Union board president Esau Herrera reportedly skipped an important meeting last week to watch the Mexican pop sensation.

Out + Smart in Silicon Valley: The New Faces of Gay Politics as the Breakthrough Generation Retires

Will quiet bias keep LGBTQ candidates out of office, or has shifting consciousness made the South Bay a safe place to run a gay campaign?